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Enforced-disappearances in Balochistan: Baloch doctor and his son abducted from Turbat

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TURBAT: Pakistani security forces have reportedly abducted a Baloch dental surgeon along with his son from Koshkalat area of Turbat Balochistan on Thursday evening.

According to details Dr Baqir Baloch and his young son Notak Baloch were on their way from Turbat to Koshkalat when Pakistani security forces intercepted them and abducted them at gunpoint.

Dr Baqir Baloch is a Dental Surgeon at District Hospital Turbat, Balochistan.

Nuoroz Baloch, another son of Dr Baqir, was also killed by Pakistani forces in Turbat on February 23, 2014.

Baqir Baloch and his son’s whereabouts remained unknown …

Balochistan News

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Khuzdar blast leaves one dead, three injured...

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 09:46 pm

QUETTA (NNI): One person killed and three other injured in an explosion ripped through a complex in Khuzdar on Sunday. According to Levies personnel, the blast occurred near Arbab Complex,…

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Baloch Martyrs Day commemorated in Balochistan and Karachi...

Friday, November 14th, 2014 04:18 pm

The Baloch nation have commemorated the ‘Baloch Martyrs’ across Balochistan and Karachi on 13 November and paid their rich tributes to ‘fallen heroes’ of Baloch liberation struggle. According to details…

Daily Tawar

Daily Tawar once again faces shut down threats...

Monday, November 10th, 2014 09:28 am

A Balochistan based Newspaper ‘Daily Tawar’ has announced on Sunday that Pakistani intelligence agencies have threatened the printing Press to stop producing the newspaper. According to the administration of Daily…

International News

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UN Security Council strongly condemns suicide attack in Af...

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 12:29 pm GMT +00:00

UNITED NATIONS, (NNI): The Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” the suicide attack in Afghanistan, which caused many deaths and injuries to civilians, including children. In a press…

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30 militants killed in fresh operations in Afghanistan: Mo...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 10:45 am GMT +00:00

KABUL,(NNI): About 30 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, said the country’s Interior Ministry on Sunday morning. “Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) carried out operations…

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Afghan Lower House unanimously approve security pacts with...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 10:43 am GMT +00:00

KABUL (NNI): Afghan Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of Parliament unanimously approved with majority the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with…

Baloch Martyrs Day in Canada

Baloch Martyrs Day commemorations held in Vancouver Canada...

Friday, November 14th, 2014 12:41 pm

CANADA:  Baloch activists in Vancouver have paid rich tributes to martyrs of Baloch freedom struggle in Thursday where they organised an event to commemorate the Baloch Martyrs Day/national Remembrance Day. Kurdish…

Features

Ah Balaach!...

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“The demise of nations comes not due to annihilation but capitulation,” an age-old Balochi maxim – almost forgotten by ordinary folks – invoked by him with full vigour in his…

Opinions

Independence of Post-Colonial Pakistan and the sovereig...

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By Athithan Jayapalan On 14th August when Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day, pro-Baloch independence parties and organizations boycotted the occasion, marking it as Black Day. Subsequently black flags were hoisted…

Pakistan – Planet Earth’s Terrorism Factory...

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By Shawn Forbes On August 14th 1947, Planet Earth established its first terrorist factory. Soon after British Colonial rule in the Indian subcontinent came to an end the nation of…

Editorials

Baloch Martyrs day: A Milestone in Baloch freedom movem...

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13 November has been observed as the Baloch Martyrs Day – Baloch National Remembrance Day in Balochistan and many countries around the world. People of Balochistan organised rallies, references and…

13 November Baloch Martyrs’ Day...

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Baloch nation in Balochistan and around the world will be paying tributes to the great heroes of their liberation struggle on 13 November to mark the ‘Baloch Martyrs’ Day’. On…

 ISIS in Balochistan: A Myth or reality...

Balochistan: Painting in support of DaeshWednesday, November 5th, 2014 10:10 pm

The fast growing Islamic extremist Jihadist organisation in the Middle East, DAAESH or ISIS, came into existence after developing difference and breaking ties with Al-Qaeeda in April 2013.  This religious…

Pakistan’s involvement in international terrorism and...

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The consciousness of nationalism was the only commonality among those subjugated nations who appeared on the world map in 20th century as sovereign states which shared a common historical background….

Enduring Unity and its Prerequisites...

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By Dr Shahzavar K One word that most frequently can be heard in all liberation movements is the concept of ‘unity.’ Undoubtedly unity is a decisive leaver. The more united…

Interviews

Interview: Baloch Activists...

Baloch activists holding pictures of abducted BalochWednesday, November 5th, 2014 12:18 am

By Vanessa Thevathasan and Monomita Raksit A recent escalation in violence underscores the pressing need for a human rights-based solution to the challenges, violations and brutality faced by the Baloch…